The Communauté de communes du Bugey Sud in France includes 41 municipalities in the Ain department, in the upper Rhône valley. It is located in the east of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, not far from Switzerland, on the right bank of the river.
Focus on the Community of Municipalities of Bugey Sud
With a population of approximately 34,000 inhabitants over an area of 624 km2, its density is 55 inhabitants per square kilometre.
The municipalities that make up Bugey Sud are :
- Belley (seat of the community)
- La Burbanche
Map of the community of municipalities of Southern Bugey
To situate and locate the Bugey Sud along the Rhône, here is the interactive map:
Its head office is located in Belley, at 46 rue lieutenant André Argenton.
You can contact the local authority directly on 04 79 81 41 05.
Below is the location map and a possible itinerary to this location:
On the practical and online side, the Genevois community of municipalities offers you an internet portal with numerous information sections.
Four main sections to find what you are looking for:
- The community
- The services
In addition, there are areas accessible at the click of a button for your daily needs and other practical information, such as
- Job offers
- All the news
Direct access to the official website (French) of the Bugey Sud community:
The Virignin marina
Located on the banks of the Rhône, the Virignin marina provides services for pleasure boats:
Rings, fixed quay for passenger boats, parking, launching ramp, bollards for camping-cars, sanitary facilities, off-bag area, all secure.
From the port of Bugey Sud, you can easily navigate in the Upper Rhône valley and up to the Savières canal, the hydrological link with the Lac du Bourget:
More information ? Direct access to the information page (French) on the marina:
The tourist office
The community of municipalities of southern Bugey has an inter-communal tourist office which promotes the attractiveness and natural tourist diversity of the area.
You can discover the tourist offer directly on the dedicated website (French):
- Statistics CC Genevois, INSEE
- Public services sheet, directory (French)
- Cross-border train : Léman Express (French)
- Presentation of the Geneva community, wikipedia (French)
- Greater Geneva cross-border project (French)
- Map of the Rhône river
- Weather along the Rhône
- Taking the train in Switzerland and France
- Activities and leisure in France
- Where to sleep in the Rhône valley?
- River tourism map (Rhône)
- Towns crossed by the river